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The Dilbit Disaster

The Kalamazoo River near Marshall, Mich. today teems with kayakers paddling amid swimming turtles,...
07/23/2015 | Read More
The EPA has yet to levy a Clean Water Act fine for the biggest inland oil spill in U.S. history. The agency has until July 25 to act.
Today the gently rolling Kalamazoo River in southern Michigan flows clear once again. There are few...
07/22/2015 | Read More
The fine could top $100 million if the agency finds negligence or other adverse circumstances.
The Environmental Protection Agency may penalize Enbridge Inc. with the stiffest fine ever imposed...
07/22/2015 | Read More
Are dilbit spills more dangerous to people and the environment than leaks of conventional oil? For the first time the U.S. will study this question.
The federal government said Tuesday it will study a critical question in the battle over oil...
05/21/2014 | Read More
Enbridge is weeks away from starting its replacement of 6B, the line that ruptured in 2010 and spilled a million-plus gallons of Canadian tar sands.
There will be a lot on the line in a few weeks when Enbridge Inc. hits the start button on its new...
04/10/2014 | Read More
A landowner-turned-activist in Michigan captures a pipeline construction accident on video, and fearing damage, gets Enbridge to replace the pipe.
The view from David Gallagher's porch window should have been bucolic on that January evening. In...
01/21/2014 | Read More
It could be 2018 before officials are able to assess the environmental damage done to the Kalamazoo River from Enbridge's 2010 pipeline spill.
Little evidence remains of the chaotic scramble to stop the massive oil spill that fouled Michigan'...
12/23/2013 | Read More
After being caught on video allowing oily water to flow into a creek while it was testing its 6B pipeline, Enbridge seen agreeing to deal with officials.
Michigan environmental officials are drafting a settlement with Canadian pipeline operator Enbridge...
12/02/2013 | Read More
Unable to deny right of way for new Enbridge pipeline in Michigan, homeowners see their American dream overtaken 'by an invading army' on their property.
The distant rumbling starts about the time David Gallagher pours his first cup of coffee in the...
09/16/2013 | Read More
With 'few tools to work with,' PHMSA's Jeffrey Wiese says he is creating a YouTube channel to persuade industry to voluntarily improve safety.
Jeffrey Wiese, the nation's top oil and gas pipeline safety official, recently strode to a dais...
09/11/2013 | Read More

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